PSALM offers co-ops 90 MW in uncommitted capacity

THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) told a House committee that it can make available to Luzon electric cooperatives 90 megawatts (MW) worth of uncontracted power. PSALM, a government-owned and -controlled corporation, told the chamber’s energy committee that it can supply the cooperatives during peak demand hours, which is when energy supply […]

Consumer group asks ERC to probe alleged Nordeco meter reading irregularities  

A CONSUMER group in Davao has appealed to the government regulator to investigate complaints against Northern Davao Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Nordeco) for alleged incorrect meter readings that are intended to jack up the power distributor’s income.    Davao Consumer Movement co-convenor Ryan Amper said there has been a number of cases wherein customers cited Nordeco’s meter […]

Mitsubishi Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Reach a Basic Agreement to Start Detailed Studies for Business Integration for Power Generator Systems

TOKYO, Dec 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TOKYO: 7011) announced today that the two companies have reached a basic agreement to establish a joint venture to integrate their businesses in fields focused on power generator systems. It is expected that Mitsubishi Electric […]

Fukuoka Prefecture and CJPT Enter Partnership to Implement FC Mobility Expansion Initiatives

TOKYO, Dec 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fukuoka Prefecture and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have entered a partnership agreement that includes jointly implementing initiatives to expand the adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles (FC mobility) for vehicles that underpin our daily lives in the logistics industry, public transportation, and official […]

DoJ clears power co-ops for tax exemptions without needing to register with regulator

The Department of Justice (DoJ) said all electric cooperatives may apply for tax exemptions without prior registration with the Cooperative Development Authority. In a six-page legal opinion dated Dec. 13 addressed to Energy Secretary Raphael Perpetuo M. Lotilla, the DoJ said registration with the CDA is not specified as a requirement by the National Electrification Administration […]

Electric co-ops back EPIRA tweaks to allow gov’t power generation

THE Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (Philreca) has declared its support for amending the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001, citing the need to once more allow government entities, including local government units (LGUs), to generate power.  In a statement on Tuesday, Philreca said: “Continuing a deregulated generation sector will only result […]

Mazda: New Partnerships for the Development and Production of Electric Drive Units

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mazda Motor Corporation is planning to complete the electrification of all vehicle models by 2030 and is currently working together with various partner companies on a range of electrification related research projects that are also designed to stimulate the local economy and contribute to […]

Ev Dynamics Signs Largest Ever Supply Agreement with Bimbo for Electric Delivery Vehicles

HONG KONG, Nov 7, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”, Stock Code: 476, together with its subsidiaries, collectively “Ev Dynamics” or the “Group”), a leading developer and manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs), has signed a definitive agreement to supply electric last-mile delivery vehicles to the world’s largest […]

Turning towards Clean Energy, PLN Accelerates the Electric Vehicle Ecosystem from Upstream to Downstream

JAKARTA, Nov 7, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – PT PLN (Persero) today outlined its focus on providing infrastructure to accelerate Indonesia’s electric vehicle ecosystem, aimed to reduce the carbon emission on transportation. Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir said the government is fully committed to develop the electric vehicle ecosystem, mainly after […]

DTI seizes uncertified products in Pampanga, Parañaque City

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) has seized over P2 million worth of uncertified products from retailers in Pampanga, including tires for automotive vehicles and construction supplies.    In a statement on Monday, the DTI said it conducted two separate operations on Sept. 29 and Oct. 11 in Pampanga, where they confiscated over 6,000 uncertified […]

Fujitsu and Chugoku Electric Power T&D conduct joint trials to expand use of renewables and improve maintenance of power transmission facilities

TOKYO, Oct 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu and Chugoku Electric Power Transmission & Distribution Co., Inc. (hereinafter Chugoku Electric Power T&D) today announced the successful completion of joint trials to verify the practical application of environmental data (wind conditions)(1) in the maintenance of power transmission infrastructure. Through the trials, the two […]

Power co-ops report P25.30 million worth of typhoon damage

DAMAGE incurred by electric cooperative due to Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) has been valued at P25.30 million so far, according to the Department of Energy (DoE). The National Electrification Administration (NEA) reported that as of Thursday, 12 electric cooperatives had notified it of damage to their facilities. These are: Aurora Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Mountain […]

Mitsubishi Motors’ New Generation ASX for Europe Premieres Online

TOKYO, Sep 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that Mitsubishi Motors Europe B.V., Mitsubishi Motors’ subsidiary in Europe, premiered the new generation ASX for European market at an online event. New ASX ASX (RVR or Outlander Sport in some markets), a compact SUV, is one of Mitsubishi Motors’ core […]

Visayan Electric continues to clear toppled posts, bundle ‘spaghetti wires’

THE Visayan Electric Company continues to secure posts and wires that were affected by super typhoon Odette in December last year.Raul Lucero, president and chief executive officer of Visayas Electric, said the cleanup had to take a backseat as their priority was to restore power in affected areas.By March, 99.99 percent of affected Visayan Electric […]

Ev Dynamics’s First Pure Electric Fully Accessible Public Minibus Will Soon Commence Service in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Sep 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the “Company”, Stock Code: 476, together with its subsidiaries, collectively “Ev Dynamics” or the “Group”), a provider of new energy vehicles and integrated technology solutions, has announced that the pure electric minibus developed and produced by the Group has completed […]